The newly-built Mercure Grand Hotel in the Seef District opens its doors to on Tuesday. The 17-storey four-star property is part of French hotel giant Accor's network of 750 hotels in 47 countries.
According to GDN, the hotel boasts 72 one-bedroom suites and 48 two-bedroom suites, equipped with kitchenettes, televisions, ensuite or separate bathrooms and a business corner with Internet access. There are also smoking and non-smoking floors and suites for disabled guests.
The penthouse on the top floor has a private swimming pool with panoramic views and is luxuriously furnished with two bedrooms, a lounge, dining room, library, large kitchen and maid's quarters.
It also has meeting rooms, a gymnasium, an outdoor swimming pool located on the roof along with a Jacuzzi and a children's pool.